What does homeland mean?

Definitions for homeland
ˈhoʊmˌlænd, -ləndhome·land

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word homeland.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native land(noun)

    the country where you were born

Wiktionary

  1. homeland(Noun)

    One's country of residence.

  2. homeland(Noun)

    One's country of birth.

  3. homeland(Noun)

    The traditional territory of an ethnic group.

  4. homeland(Noun)

    An area set aside for black South Africans under the policy of apartheid.

Freebase

  1. Homeland

    A homeland is the concept of the place to which an ethnic group holds a long history and a deep cultural association with —the country in which a particular national identity began. As a common noun, it simply connotes the country of one's origin. When used as a proper noun, the word, as well as its equivalents in other languages often have ethnic nationalist connotations. A homeland may also be referred to as a fatherland, a motherland, or a mother country, depending on the culture and language of the nationality in question.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. homeland

    The physical region that includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, United States possessions and territories, and surrounding territorial waters and airspace.

How to pronounce homeland?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeland in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of homeland in a Sentence

  1. Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan:

    That's one of the things that the Chairman( of the Joint Chiefs of Staff) and I have talked quite a bit about and I'm continuing conversations. I am going to work very closely with the new acting secretary( of the Department of Homeland Security), what I would say is as the situation there deteriorates, it's pretty elastic in terms of demand on us, so I would expect shortly here to have another request for assistance.

  2. Kingston Reif:

    Over the past decade, it has invested considerable resources in its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and undertaken extensive nuclear and missile testing in order to realize the capability to threaten the Kingston Reif homeland with missile attack. As a result, North Korea has neared the time when it could credibly do so.

  3. Michael Steel:

    The House has passed a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security, and block the President's unilateral executive action on immigration, now, the pressure is on Senate Democrats who claim to oppose the President's action, but are filibustering a bill to stop it. Until there is some signal from Senate Democrats what would break Senate Democrats filibuster, there's little point in additional House action.

  4. Jeh Johnson:

    In these times, the budget of the Department of Homeland Security cannot become a political volleyball.

  5. President Hadi:

    I say to the puppet of Iran, and those who are with him, you destroyed Yemen with your immature politics, and creating internal and regional crisis, you are wrong to think that you can build the homeland with shouting and speeches.

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